New Versions Offer Native Support for FCP X, OS X Lion and Adobe CS5.5; Significantly Enhanced Usability Features
Wilmington, NC (December 8, 2011)
– Digieffects® (
) announced today the immediate availability of Delirium v2.5, Damage v2.5 and Buena Depth Cue v2.5. With this announcement, Digieffects is now delivering native Final Cut Pro support through FxPlug, Apple’s plug-in architecture. Available immediately are full support for Final Cut Pro 6, Final Cut Pro 7, Motion 4, Motion 5 and Final Cut Express for the Delirium Phenomena and Damage sets of plug-ins, as well as native support for Final Cut Pro X. Digieffects has also strengthened support for OS X Lion and Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 across its entire product line. Also as part of this new release, Digieffects has significantly enhanced usability features for all of its plug-ins, with single installers for entire suites and automatic installation of the hundreds of popular presets available to all customers. The 2.5 versions of Delirium, Damage and Buena Depth Cue are currently available, and are offered as free upgrades to customers who own v2.0 of Delirium, Damage or Buena Depth Cue. “The entire team at Digieffects has poured themselves into this release to ensure every plug-in across the entire family is rock solid, stable, and ready to integrate into our customers’ workflow. It took a little longer than we’d prefer, but we can proudly stand behind this release,” said Robert Sharp, president of Digieffects. “When we first announced our release, I told you that these products are a quantum leap in technological innovation, with significant under-the-hood improvements. The steps we’ve taken these past couple of weeks ensure each product will literally slipstream into users’ editing timelines and VFX workflow - regardless of if they’re a freelancer or running a large post facility. For Final Cut Pro editors working in FCP X, FCP 6 or 7; or if Premiere Pro editors on CS5.5, Digieffects plug-ins will integrate seamlessly, delivering stunning results every time.”
The Digieffects Line-Up: FCP, CS5.5 Support, Ideal for Editors, VFX Artists
The new Digieffects v2.5 product line up not only provides its community of VFX artists with a breadth of tools to enhance their work, it also provides its community of video editors with access to VFX tools that are affordable, easy to use, and accessible from within their editing applications. Delirium v2.5: Delirium v2.5, a comprehensive suite of 44 plug-ins designed for editors, visual effects and digital media artists looking to add high quality, affordable and visually stunning effects to their digital media projects. Today, 11 Delirium plug-ins provide full support for FCP X, and more will be added in the near future. The 11 plug-ins supporting FCP X include Bubbles, Electrical Arcs, Fairy Dust, Fire, Fireworks, Fog Factory, Muzzle Flash, Rainfall, Smoke, Snowstorm, and Sparks. Damage v2.5: Damage v2.5 now fully supports Final Cut Pro 6 and 7 through FxPlug and includes 7 effects to artistically degrade footage, including Aged Film, Archive, Blockade, Destabilizer, Interference, Overexpose and Skew. Single installers are now included to simplify installation for multi-seat environments. Buena Depth Cue v2.5: Buena Depth Cue v2.5 provides Adobe CS5.5 and After Effects artists with an innovative workflow for creating visual depth in their projects. Using composition-based effects, such as Rack Focus, Falloff Lighting or Atmosphere, digital media artists can mimic Z depth in a unique way that cannot be replicated using practical depth of field. Buena Depth Cue v2.5 includes 6 powerful plug-ins for creating depth, including: Depth: Displays the depth of each layer in grayscale for use as a gradient map with other plug-ins or applications; Falloff Lighting: Adds realistic lighting effects to layers; Atmosphere: Shrouds layers in a light haze or a deep, murky mist; Rack Focus: Produces realistic depth of field effects and focus pulls, including simulating boke and anamorphic lens effects; Camera Mapper: Turns 2D stills and footage into 3D scenes directly in After Effects; Flipside: Maps one layer onto the backside of another layer, enabling artists to flip front layers over to reveal back layers.
Pricing and Availability
Digieffects Delirium, Damage and Buena Depth Cue v2.5 are priced as follows: Delirium v2.5: $299.00 for new customers; $149.00 for users migrating from v1.0; and is a free upgrade for v2.0 customers. Damage v2.5: $99.00 for new customers; $79.00 for users migrating from v1.0; and is a free upgrade for v2.0 customers. Buena Depth Cue v2.5: $199.00 for new customers; $99.00 for users migrating from v1.0; and is a free upgrade for v2.0 customers.
Founded in 1996, Digieffects is the industry renowned creator of professional caliber visual effects and editorial design applications, including the venerable classics, Delirium and Damage, which are now available as native Final Cut Pro and Motion plug-ins. Digieffects software functions as "plug-ins" and work in conjunction with Adobe After Effects, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro and Grass Valley Edius. With customers all around the world, including many of the best known brands in the media and entertainment industry, Digieffects also service a variety of other markets including corporations, government agencies, universities, non-profit institutions, independent freelancers and hobbyists. Digieffects has also licensed its plugins to Adobe and Roxio for inclusion in their video software applications. For more information, please visit